Articulate: Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision

1 02 2012

“A word to the wise is not sufficient if it doesn’t make sense”
James Thurber

“The limits of my language are the limits of my mind. All I know is what I have words for.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and lightning bug.”
Mark Twain

“We sometimes get all the information, but we refuse to get the message.”
Cullen Hightower

“All my life I wanted to be somebody. But I see now I should have been more specific.”
Jane Wagner

“True eloquence consists of saying all that should be said, and that only.”
Francois de La Rochefoucald

“To communicate, put your words in order; give them a purpose; use them to persuade, to instruct, to discover, to seduce.”
William Safire

. . . everything that can be said can be said clearly.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment.”
Ira Gassen

“It is better to keep one’s mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open it

 and resolve all doubt.”
Abraham Lincoln

“The words you choose to say something are just as important as the decision to speak.”
Anonymous

“If you just communicate you can get by. But if you skillfully communicate, you can work miracles.”
Jim Rohn, Speaker and Author

“Wise men talk because they have something to say, fools talk because they have to say something.”
Plato

“Before speaking, consider the interpretation of your words as well as their intent.”
Andrew Alden

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